ANGUS STEWART is a London based curator and critic. His special interests are the writings of the young Jane Austen and the paintings of his crony Francis Bacon.
By Angus Stewart
Angus Stewart on The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy
Exhibition in the Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace
In 1987, after a lengthy verbal tussle, the gentleman-scholar Sir Brinsley Ford and the American philanthropist and collector Ian Woodner accepted that William Hogarth (1697 64) had the status of an artistic founding father on both sides of the Atlantic.